CUPA/PCA - Admissions Counselor for Special Programs

Program or University Name: CUPA/PCA - PARIS COLLEGE OF ART

Job Title: Admissions Counselor for Special Programs

Job Type: French CDI

Location : Paris 10 - 75010

Job Responsibilities:

General Description 

The responsibilities of the Admissions Counselor for Special Programs are two-fold:

- Develop and carry out recruitment strategies to increase student enrollment at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

- Conduct recruitment and logistics of the Special Programs, to include the summer program, faculty-led courses and winter courses.

Responsibilities and Duties


- Recruit domestic and international students for all programs: develop and carry out recruitment strategy to increase student enrollment for undergraduate and graduate level programs
- Plan recruitment travel: schedule individual high school visits and participate in university fairs abroad
- Counsel candidates from inquiry to enrollment stage, review candidate files and participate in admissions decision meetings
- Meet with prospective students: conduct school tours, lead information sessions and review portfolios
- Assist in the organization and implementation of on-campus events such as bi-annual orientation weeks and open houses

Special Programs:

- Manage Summer and other Special programs
- Maintain related web content year round
- Coordinate with Faculty and Dean for curricular planning
- Manage recruitment and enrollment of Summer students
- Coordinate extracurricular activities with Student Life
- In coordination with the Business Office and Human Resources, oversee and control program expenditures based on defined  budget for the Summer program.
- Manage phone/ email inquiries, communication plan and marketing strategies
- Research new partnerships, maintain a network of schools counselors and providers, follow agreement negotiations until signature


- Write, edit and publish news articles destined to the internal and external Paris College of Art community
- Solicit student input and manage intern participation in the publication
- Contribute to content of outbound communications to inquiries, candidates, accepted and incoming students


- Reports to Executive Director of Admissions and Communications, and to Dean (summer program)
- Supervise: Admissions CAP students

Qualifications & Skills:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in art preferred

Education and/ or practical experience in Art and/or Design Knowledge of the American educational system preferred but not mandatory

Project Management

Interest in working on a team to promote Paris College of Art

Ability to work a flexible schedule and achieve results in a fast-paced environment

Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Highly relational and customer service oriented

Quick thinker and ability to troubleshoot

Independent Language

Excellent oral and written communication skills in both French and English

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and an experience with database systems

Work Conditions (Travel, On-call, etc.):

As an indication : 4 to 5 business trips a year

Documents Required from the Candidate:

The successful candidate must be able to legally work in France (E.U Nationality; VISA or Work Authorization)

CV and a Cover Letter

Contact: with the subject line “ADSP”